Ropetackle builds deeper business links with three-year Oakley Property sponsorship deal

Ropetackle Arts Centre is pleased to announce the signing of a three year sponsorship agreement with leading estate agency, Oakley …

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Better Business Show

Ropetackle joins Better Business Show

Thursday 23rd September, Worthing Leisure Centre.  Ropetackle trustees and staff had a great day showcasing the many facets of Ropetackle …

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Brochure Autumn 2021

Back in business: Winter programme out now!

Our new programme is out now. Pop into the venue for the brochure or look online. There is so much …

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Shoreham Wordfest Ropetackle

Shoreham Wordfest at Ropetackle

We are delighted to have several Shoreham Wordfest events back at Ropetackle this October. The festival runs from 24 Sep …

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Ropetackle joins Shoreham Summer Festival

We are absolutely delighted to have been asked to organise the live music for the  Shoreham Summer Festival next weekend …

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Ropetackle Shoreham Job Funding Manager

Work with us! Funding Manager role open

We’re recruiting for a Funding Manager, could that be you? 16 hours per week – flexible for the right candidate …

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Reopening Monday 17th May – what to expect

We are reopening on Monday 17th May! The Box Office will be open Monday to Saturday inclusive from 10am to …

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Ropetackle gears up to restart the party

Ropetackle and Alfonso the Magnificent are ready to re-start the party on Thursday 20th May 2021  For those who have …

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COVID-19 safety measures at Ropetackle

We are continually monitoring government guidance regarding COVID-19 and complying with all relevant regulations and restrictions. The following measures are …

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Community Meals Appeal – Thank you!

Before Christmas, we launched an appeal for funds to help support families and individuals in need in our community with …

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STAFF VACANCY: Finance and Administration Officer

We are looking for a new Finance and Administration Officer Job description: Responsible to: Centre Manager Hours: 28 hours per …

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2020 – A Year in Review

2020 was the most challenging year for the arts. From March onwards, live gigs were postponed, rescheduled, or modified to …

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Free Panto tix for NHS Workers!

Calling all NHS workers! ‘Oh Yes, It Is!’, our amazing Shoreham Panto is happening from the 11th to the 31st …

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Ropetackle launches community meals appeal

Ropetackle in the community With Ropetackle closed for events during the November lockdown, we want to put our facilities to …

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Ropetackle receives lifeline grant from Culture Recovery Fund

12.10.20 Ropetackle Arts Centre has been awarded £56,000 as part of the government’s £1.57 billion Culture Recovery Fund (CRF) to …

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Latest guidelines for venues

As well as implementing stricter hygiene measures, a one-way system inside the venue, and a reduced audience capacity, we are …

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Re-opening for Food from Friday 7th August

The lovely people at Lesley’s Kitchen – the award-winning caterers we use for our popular pre-show suppers – will be cooking …

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A Summer Film Programme Launched for the Holidays!

As the country begins to open up again, Ropetackle is delighted to present a film programme for August to help …

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Black Lives Matter

Today the Arts Council published a blog that states unequivocally that Black Lives Matter. Ropetackle supports the statement below “We need to …

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Rescheduled Shows

Hello valued customer of Ropetackle! Firstly a massive thank you to everyone who has stuck by us over the past …

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We received Arts Council/National Lottery funding!

We have been awarded a grant of £34,800 through the national Arts Council scheme, which helps venues like ours stay …

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COVID-19 Latest

As per Step 4 of the government roadmap out of lockdown, Ropetackle has reopened fully for live events. Ropetackle’s message …

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RE-SCHEDULING OF SHOWS As previously indicated, our staff are in the process of rescheduling shows which have had to be …

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She Shore Finalists

PRESS RELEASE She Shore Live Finalists Ride the Ropetackle Wave to Success We are thrilled to announce the names of …

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Snow White Raises £4k

Christmas may be long gone, but the spirit of Christmas isn’t as two local charities have found. Shoreham Food Bank …

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Snow White Goes to Shoreham Beach

PRESS RELEASE Children at Shoreham Beach Primary School were treated to an assembly with a difference on Wednesday 4th December, …

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Climate Change Summit

Shoreham Climate Change Summit will tackle issues head on   Ropetackle, Shoreham Wordfest and the Campaign for the Protection of …

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Ropetackle 2020 Fundraising Gig

Local community rallies round for Ropetackle Less than two weeks since the launch of its Ropetackle 2020 Patrons and Friends …

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Patron’s Scheme

ROPETACKLE LAUNCHES PLAN FOR SURVIVAL A new fundraising appeal has been launched by Ropetackle Arts Centre, Shoreham’s purpose-built community arts …

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Ropetackle voted best Sussex Theatre and Arts Venue

For a small venue of only 200 seats, Ropetackle really does pack a punch when it comes to live shows. This …

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Ropetackle Film Club Shoreham Movies Cinema

Ropetackle Cinema goes Dementia Friendly

Ropetackle Cinema is proud to launch its new programme of Relaxed and Friendly Screenings with a showing of Mamma Mia …

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Exciting summer programme launched

Pirates, comedians, rockers, jazz stars, blues legends, breakthrough artists and a host of children’s shows and films…all these and more …

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Big Voices Set to Make Waves at Ropetackle

  Two of Europe’s most admired vocalists are appearing on the same stage when Jo Harman and Elles Bailey come …

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Food and Drink

Economy expert comes back to Shoreham for exclusive show

Paul Johnson, Director of the UK’s pre-eminent economic think-tank, the Institute of Fiscal Studies, makes a welcome return to Shoreham’s …

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Morgan & West’s Utterly Spiffing Spectacular Magic Show for Kids (and Childish Grown-ups!)

Fresh from their appearance on CW Network and Netflix’s Penn & Teller: Fool Us, and a run of packed performances …

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Keeping children (and adults) fully entertained this Spring

Things never stay still for long at Ropetackle, the innovative multi-arts venue in Shoreham by Sea. You’d think with the …

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Shoreham Port: Past, Present and Future

The fascinating story of Shoreham Port, a symbol of progress and pride in the region, will be brought to life …

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Our heartfelt thanks to Brian, an original volunteer

Last Thursday April 12th saw the final day of work for long-time Ropetackle volunteer Brian Whipp. Brian, 77, joined the …

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JOB OPPORTUNITY – Ropetackle Café Manager

Ropetackle Café – Café Manager We have an exciting opportunity for a Café Manager to manage both front-of-house and behind-the-scenes …

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Introducing our new Saturday Sessions – free events!

The Ropetackle team is delighted to bring musicians, poets, singers and other creative types together to lead public sessions. We’re …

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Ropetackle Arts Portal

We’re happy to have launched a new series of workshops offering invaluable insight for aspiring arts professionals. Taking place on …

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“Oh Yes It Is!” Panto supports ‘Cancer Is A Drag’

LP Creatives (the theatrical team behind the Christmas pantomime) are proud to announce that they will be supporting the charity …

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A Fantastic November Barnstormers Comedy…

November: the traditional calm before the storm that is the Christmas silly season, and an opportunity to enjoy some top-flight …

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A ‘thank you’ from Water Aid

Another £1000 collected! With many thanks to you all from us (and from all the people now drinking clean water). …

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Ropetackle appoints first full-time director following 10 year success.

Ropetackle Arts Centre has appointed its first full time director. The appointment comes after the venue celebrated its tenth anniversary …

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  •   A great local venue, always something on that appeals to all people. Lovely to have a local arts venue and not to have to go to Brighton

  •   Another great Sunday Jazz , just love the place, great place To go Sunday jazz is just a delight once a month

  •   Recently moved to Shoreham, and it’s lovely to have an arts centre. There are lots of activities and the cafe provides a friendly central hub. We have attended several... read more

  •   Have been to several shows at Ropetackle Arts Centre. Plenty of variety for all tastes. It is great that you can sit in the comfort of a table and chair... read more

  •   Just returned from our first visit to this place to see a band. The refreshment prices were good for a venue, half the price of places like the o2 or... read more

    Marc H
  •   Attracts great diverse acts from nostalgic 1970s acts to new local talent as well as great comedy. Bar and informal restaurant there as well with good ale and appetising home... read more

  •   Fabulous friendly award winning venue run almost entirely by volunteers. Films.,bands, recitals talks you name it you can experience it here. Lovely cafe and bar and fab staff.

  •   We have been to the panto at the Ropetackle several times and this year it was as good, if not better than ever. It had all the ingredients we... read more

  •   Recently saw the South Coast Soul Review at Ropetackle and enjoyed a really good live band. Always a nice atmosphere and you can enjoy a drink inside the performance... read more

    Josie C
  •   First visit from Southampton to the Ropetackle for a Jon Boden concert. We had a excellent experience considering covid.